The 2020 Mazda 3 is available in 12 variants, with pricing ranging from $25,590 before on-road costs for the G20 Pure manual to $41,590 before on-road costs for the automatic X20 Astina.

    The fourth-generation Mazda 3 has gone from being a top-selling contender to fourth place in the small car class.

    With 12.8 per cent of its segment, it sits behind the Toyota Corolla (22.7 per cent), Hyundai i30 (19.5 per cent), and Kia Cerato (15.7 per cent), and just ahead of the Volkswagen Golf (11.1 per cent).

    2020 Mazda 3 price and specs


    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Pure manual: $25,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Pure: $26,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Evolve manual: $27,290
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Evolve: $28,290
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Touring manual: $29,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G20 Touring: $30,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G25 Evolve manual: $30,090
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G35 Evolve: $31,090
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G25 GT manual: $34,090
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G35 GT: $35,090
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G25 Astina manual: $37,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 G25 Astina: $38,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 X20 Astina manual: $40,590
    • 2020 Mazda 3 X20 Astina: $41,590

    All variants are available in both sedan and hatchback, with no price difference between the body styles.

    All prices exclude on-road costs


    The Mazda 3 G20 Pure, Evolve, and Touring are fitted with a 2.0-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 114kW and 200Nm.

    A 2.5-litre four-cylinder petrol engine with 139kW and 252Nm is fitted to the Mazda 3 G25 Evolve, GT and Astina.

    New for 2020 is the Skyactiv-X M Hybrid engine, a 2.0-litre supercharged petrol backed by a 24V mild hybrid system.

    In Europe, the engine has claimed outputs of 132kW and 224Nm, down 7kW and 28Nm on the current range-topping 2.5-litre engine.

    Both engines can be fitted with either a six-speed manual or a six-speed automatic transmission.

    2020 Mazda 3 price and specs

    Fuel Economy

    The 2020 Mazda 3 G20 manual sedan uses 6.3L/100km on the combined cycle, while the automatic is rated at 6.1L/100km.

    The G25 manual sedan drinks 6.2L/100km, and the automatic is rated at 6.5L/100km.

    The hatch drinks an extra 0.1L/100km for all variants.

    Claimed fuel economy for the X20 is 5.3L/100km on the tougher WLTP test cycle with the manual, and 6.4L/100km with an automatic.


    The 2020 Mazda 3 sedan measures 4660mm long, 1440mm tall and 1795mm wide, with a 2725mm wheelbase. 

    The hatch is 4460mm long and 1435mm tall, but shares all other dimensions with the sedan.

    The Mazda 3 tips the scales at between 1316kg for the G20 Pure manual and 1388kg for the G25 Astina automatic.

    The Mazda 3 has a claimed boot capacity of 444L for the sedan, and 295L for the hatch.

    2020 Mazda 3 price and specs


    The Mazda 3 has an ANCAP safety rating of five stars, with scores of 98 per cent in adult occupant protection, 89 per cent in child occupant protection, 81 per cent in vulnerable road user protection, and 76 per cent in safety assist.

    All 2020 Mazda 3 models come standard with autonomous emergency braking, adaptive cruise control, blind-spot monitoring, lane-keeping assist, rear parking sensors, rear cross-traffic alert, a reversing camera, and traffic sign recognition.

    The top-spec G25 GT also comes with adaptive LED headlights, driver attention monitoring, front cross-traffic alert, and front parking sensors.

    2020 Mazda 3 price and specs

    Standard Equipment

    The Mazda 3 G20 Pure comes with the following standard features:

    • 2.0-litre engine
    • LED head- and tail-lights
    • Automatic headlights
    • Electric mirrors with auto-folding
    • Electric windows
    • Rain-sensing wipers
    • 60/40 split-fold rear seat
    • Air conditioning
    • Electric parking brake
    • Adaptive cruise control
    • 8.8-inch infotainment screen
    • Apple CarPlay and Android Auto
    • DAB+ digital radio
    • Satellite navigation
    • 8-speaker sound system
    • Push-button start
    • Blind-spot monitoring
    • Drive attention alert
    • Automatic high beam
    • Hill start assist
    • Lane-keeping assist
    • Rear parking sensors
    • Rear cross-traffic alert
    • Reversing camera
    • Front and rear autonomous emergency braking 
    • Traffic sign recognition

    Moving up to the Mazda 3 G20 Evolve brings:

    • 18-inch alloy wheels
    • Dual-zone climate control with rear vents
    • Leather steering wheel
    • Sunglass holder
    • Paddle shifters (auto)
    • Self-dimming rear view mirror
    • Rear seat arm rest

    The Mazda 3 G20 Touring adds:

    • Self-dimming wing mirrors
    • Black leather seats
    • Powered driver’s seat with lumbar
    • Illuminated vanity mirrors
    • Keyless entry

    The Mazda 3 G25 Evolve is based on the G20 Evolve, but also features:

    • 2.5-litre engine
    • Powered driver’s seat with lumbar
    • Self-dimming wing mirrors
    • Keyless entry

    The Mazda 3 G25 GT gains:

    • Black leather seats
    • Heated wing mirrors
    • Heated front seats
    • Illuminated vanity mirrors
    • 12-speaker Bose sound system

    The range-topping Mazda G25 GT also features:

    • LED daytime running lights
    • Power tilt and slide sunroof
    • Adaptive LED headlights
    • Cruising and traffic support
    • Driver monitoring
    • Front cross-traffic alert
    • Front parking sensors


    The Vision Technology Package ($1500) adds cruising and traffic support, driver monitoring, front cross traffic alert and front parking sensors to all models, except the G25 Astina where it’s standard.

    There’s also the option $495 for premium metallic paint in Polymetal Grey (hatch), Soul Red Crystal, or Machine Grey.

    2020 Mazda 3 price and specs


    The 2020 Mazda 3’s services are priced between $309 and $359, and maintenance is required every 12 months or 10,000km – whichever comes first.

    Derek Fung

    Derek Fung would love to tell you about his multiple degrees, but he's too busy writing up some news right now. In his spare time Derek loves chasing automotive rabbits down the hole. Based in New York, New York, Derek loves to travel and is very much a window not an aisle person.

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